A5 Mandolin Plan

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A5 Mandolin Plan

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A5 Mandolin Plan

Big full-scale 30" x 44" plan! Our unique plan for building an archtop A-style mandolin with elevated fingerboard was drawn by Don MacRostie here at Stewart-MacDonald.

Details are included for F-holes or oval soundhole construction. Also included: a fret scale chart, specifications for bracing, graduation and bindings, neck joint details, and neck cross-sections. This is the same plan we supply with our A5 Mandolin Kit. Shipped folded.


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Very detailed plan

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I used this plan for my first A5. The instrument looked and sounded superb. The most difficult part was the neck joint - it is very, very tricky to hand craft as per the plan. I revised the design of the joint for my later instruments.

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A5 Mandolin PLAN

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Very well drawn not too much info Re the neck fitting and shaping

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Loads of Information.

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One could hardly ask for more from a plan marketed at this price. For those not using the pre-formed kit parts accurately cutting the dovetail neck joint to fit the curved surface of the the body will be a head-scratcher. An alternative neck joint might make things easier.



Shown on page 94 of our latest catalog.